‘Nations Don’t Invade Other Nations’ (some Restrictions May Apply)

John McCain has an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal today, and the very first sentence reads, “For anyone who thought that stark international aggression was a thing of the past, the last week must have come as a startling wake-up call.”

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I can appreciate how awkward it must be for guys like McCain to claim the moral high ground after being a cheerleader for the war in Iraq, but embracing a neoconservative worldview and denouncing “stark international aggression” at the same time ends up sounding pretty foolish.

And yet, it’s apparently become a standard talking point.

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